3 Former USA Gymnasts Say They Were Sexually Abused By Dr. Lawrence Nassar

Three former USA Gymnastics national team members joined an increasing list of young women to say they were sexually abused by Dr. Lawrence Nassar, the former team physician now facing criminal charges of possession of child pornography and criminal sexual conduct. Read more

Roman Polanski Wants To Return To the U.S. To Settle 1977 Child Rape Case

Academy Award-winning director Roman Polanski, who has spent the past 40 years on the run following allegations he raped a 13-year-old girl in California, has launched a legal bid to avoid further jail time if he returns to the United States. Read more

Son of Jerry Sandusky Charged With Child Sex Crimes

Like father, like son.

The son of former Penn State football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky was charged Monday in Pennsylvania for child sex crimes in Pennsylvania. Read more

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested In Shooting Death of Ohio State Student

A convicted sex offender released from prison in November has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Reagan Tokes, a senior at Ohio State University who was set to graduate this spring. Read more

Human Traffickers Face Cash Crunch After Western Union Probe

Human traffickers will encounter a much tougher time if they try to to move money out of the US. At the same time, consumers impacted by Western Union’s illegal wire fraud-based activities from 2004 to 2012 may be entitled to a repayment based on the settlement announced last month. Read more

Sharp Increase In Sex Trafficking In Years Since Israel Lifted Visa Restrictions

The number of women entering Israel to work in prostitution has risen considerably over the past few years due to Israel’s waiving of visa requirements for visitors from the former Soviet Union, according to the Justice Ministry head responsible for combating human trafficking. Read more

Democrat Anthony Weiner Facing Child-Porn Charges

Prosecutors are considering bringing child porn charges against disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner over sexually explicit messages he allegedly exchanged with a 15-year-old girl, according to a report. Read more

NYPD Officer Convicted of Raping 13-Year-Old Girl

A New York Police Department sergeant was convicted on Monday of raping his ex-girlfriend’s daughter, according to a statement from the Bronx district attorney’s office. Read more

‘Anyone Can Be A Victim In Sex Trade’

Most stories about human trafficking that make it into the headlines in Canada involve women from other countries being brought here and forced into sex work, but those who work with trafficking victims in this country say the majority are, in fact, Canadian-born teenage girls. Read more